January 24–27, 2022
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Mitch Yang is a partner at Carmichael IP experienced in all aspects of patent litigation from
patent acquisition, licensing, and due diligence through District Court litigation and trial, USPTO
post grant review proceedings, and appeals to the Federal Circuit. His practice leverages his
experience to design comprehensive strategies to deliver results for his clients. Mitch has
litigated patent cases in many of the top patent litigation venues including the Northern and
Central Districts of California, the District of Delaware, and the Eastern and Western Districts of
Texas. He secured the first preliminary injunction ever issued by the Western District of Texas
based on the merits of a patent infringement case.

Mitch’s experience also includes post-grant review proceedings before the USPTO, beginning
with some of the earliest IPRs in 2013. Since then, he has served as lead or backup counsel on
over fifty IPRs and was recognized by Patexia's 2017 IPR Intelligence Report as the 27th Best
Performing Attorney Representing Patent Owners in IPRs for five years. Mitch has also served
as principal attorney in several successful appeals before the Federal Circuit. His work in
securing favorable decisions in appeals of both District Court judgments and PTAB final written
decisions was recognized by Patexia's 2021 Federal Circuit Intelligence Report. Mitch’s
litigation experience includes technologies such as computer hardware and software,
semiconductors and circuits, wireless communications, multimedia encoding, and chemical
synthesis.

Prior to joining Carmichael IP, Mitch was counsel at several IP litigation and trial boutique firms
in Texas and a patent examiner at the USPTO. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering
from the University of Maryland, College Park, where he was the recipient of the prestigious
Banneker Key merit scholarship, and his J.D. from the George Washington University School of
Law.

Sessions with Mitch Yang

11:00 AM EST
January 27, 2022

Litigating in Parallel with the PTAB: Do’s and Don’ts for Concurrent ITC and District Court Litigation

With the same claim construction standards now applied across all forums, what pitfalls await and unsuspecting petitioner or Patent Owner?  Leveraging parallel records before the agency, motions to stay, judicial estoppel, and issue preclusion will be discussed along with best practices for fighting on two fronts.

Gene Quinn
Matthew Rizzolo
Aarti Shah
Mitch Yang